Hydrologist Julie Koeberle, right, measures snowpack on Mount Hood, April 9, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

Mount Hood snowpack 28% of normal

“We’re talking several feet of a deficit of water that’s stored in the snow pack,” hydrologist Julie Koeberle said.

The Portland skyline as a storm approaches, April 8, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

Storms roll into Portland metro area

A line of storms rolled through the Portland metro area early Wednesday afternoon, bringing heavy rain, lightning and some hail.